MINSK, 14 April (BelTA) – The international exhibition Vietnam Expo 2022 is an opportunity to show the Vietnamese partners the export potential of Belarus, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Vietnam Vladimir Borovikov said at the opening of the expo, BelTA learned from the Belinterexpo exhibition enterprise of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BelCCI).
The Vietnam Expo opening ceremony was attended by the Minister of Industry and Trade of Vietnam Nguyen Hong Dien, Deputy Secretary General of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Vietnam Nguyen Quang Vinh. “More than 30 leading Belarusian companies came to Hanoi to participate in this event. We view this event as an opportunity to showcase Belarus' potential in all areas – mechanical engineering, agriculture, healthcare, education and science,” Vladimir Borovikov said.
In the run-up to the expo, the exhibitors took part in a business event that took place in Quang Ninh province. Naftan and Grodno Azot were among the Belarusian companies that presented their export potential. Belarus' industry giants Minsk Automobile Plant, Minsk Tractor Works and Minsk Bearing Plant showcased Belarusian machinery, including tractors, passenger transport, trucks and special vehicles. Belarus' delegation presented petrochemical products, more than 120 solutions of the State Committee on Science and Technology, the Education Ministry and the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. The food segment was represented by enterprises of the Belgospishcheprom food industry concern, as well as the Babushkina Krynka dairy company, Minsk Dairy Plant No. 1 and Slutsk Cheese Factory. Belmedpreparaty presented a broad assortment of medicines. The Agency for Foreign Economic Affairs also took part in the expo.
Belarus has the honorary status of a special guest at the expo. The organizers of the national exposition are the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Belinterexpo exhibition enterprise of the BelCCI.
Belarus has presented its national exposition in Vietnam for the eighth time. Before that, the national expositions were arranged in Hanoi in 2007, 2009, 2012, 2016 and in Ho Chi Minh City in 2011, 2014, 2018.